The next World Stage Event is on the theme ‘Does Culture Matter?’ and will take place on 15 February. Please register your interest if you would like to attend the event.
Wednesday, 15 February at 6.30 pm in NAB Wolfson Theatre
Followed by a reception in the NAB foyer
The next World Stage Event will be held on 15 February. The speakers for the event include Kurt Barling, BBC Special Correspondent and LSE students from Trinidad and Pakistan. The theme for the evening is ‘Does Culture Matter?’
Kurt Barling graduated with a PhD in International Relations and MSc in Government from LSE, lectured in the International Relations Department at the School and in 1989 moved to the BBC where he has worked on the most prestigious news and current affairs programmes including Newsnight, BBC News, Today and The Money Programme. Kurt has also worked on Radio 4’s Inside Money and Money Box. In 1996 he won his first reporter of the year award and subsequently more Commission for Race Equality media awards for his reporting and documentaries in 1997, 2003, 2005, 2006 than any other British journalist. In 2010 he was awarded a Justice Link award by the UK Attorney General. He has used the media to tackle many controversial issues of injustice in society.
Kurt last spoke to an LSE audience in Los Angeles in 2011. He talked about London’s experience of terrorism to the alumni group.
In this talk he will reflect on his time at LSE and consider how this has influenced his career at the BBC within the theme of the evening’s topic: ‘Does Culture Matter?’
Please register interest if you would like to attend the event.